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Committee formed to find new Banff town manager

Committee formed to find new Banff town manager

BANFF – A sub-committee is being formed to come up with a recruitment process to replace Town Manager Robert Earl.
An ounce of prevention, tons of preparation

An ounce of prevention, tons of preparation

BANFF - As the winter snow packs melt and temperatures begin to rise, residents and firefighters alike await to see if this year will mark the third in a row turn from blue to brown with the saturation of smoke from wildfires.
Banff columbarium plan put on hold

Banff columbarium plan put on hold

BANFF – A $1.1 million plan to breathe new life into a heritage building near the Old Banff Cemetery by turning it into a columbarium was put on hold.
Councillor’s privacy breach taken ‘very seriously’

Councillor’s privacy breach taken ‘very seriously’

BANFF – Councillor Peter Poole avoided serious repercussions on his breach of privacy legislation.
Property company selling stake in Fairmont hotels

Property company selling stake in Fairmont hotels

BANFF – Oxford Properties Group is selling a 50 per cent stake in its Fairmont hotels, including Chateau Lake Louise and the Banff Springs, according to media reports.

Banff tax rates rising

BANFF – Banff’s overall property taxes are set to go up by 6.14 per cent. During budget, it was estimated the overall tax increase would be 4.93 per cent, but it’s now 6.
Vitals report identifies Bow Valley concerns

Vitals report identifies Bow Valley concerns

BOW VALLEY – Listening to the pulse of the Bow Valley, the Banff Canmore Community Foundation released the inaugural Vital Signs report earlier this month noting key areas of focus and highlighting improvement priorities.
Where the bison roam

Where the bison roam

BOW VALLEY –Bison were reintroduced to Banff National Park two years ago, after more than a century and a half absence from the land, and their cultural importance is not going unnoticed.
Fan favourite brew pub beers coming to local liquor stores

Fan favourite brew pub beers coming to local liquor stores

BANFF – Soon patrons of Banff Ave Brewing Company will be able to get fan favourites black pilsner and white wit in their local liquor store.
Banff Town councillor may be reprimanded after breach of privacy

Banff Town councillor may be reprimanded after breach of privacy

BANFF – Banff town Councillor Peter Poole is under fire for breaching privacy legislation.